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Looking back at 2016: Top 5 most-read posts on the blog this year

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We've already arrived at the final week of 2016. It was a year of Wanderings, of exploring new places, meeting new friends, and reaching new heights. This year, my wanderings led me to reflect on our place in the world, our impact upon it and our responsibility to it. As the year winds down, let's take a look back at the most popular blog posts of the year.

1. Wanderings: Sauk Mountain If the world ends, let me be here... a place that inspired a true feeling of gratitude and exhilaration.


2. In the News: Wildfires in Western Washington Wildfires made an appearance in Western Washington this spring, and may become a regular occurrence with our changing climate.


3. Wanderings: Fragrance Lake The first meetup of the Alpine Trails Book Club led to this tranquil lake surrounded by a forest full of history and interesting geology.


4. Wanderings: Mount Si My biggest challenge yet, climbing Mount Si gave me a whole new perspective on my own abilities, and on my home valley far below…